Sketching in Cornwall

We headed down to Cornwall for our family holiday and it would have been a sin (as a sketcher) not to pack my sketchbook and attempt to paint a little bit of Cornwall. Cornwall is beautiful, and I can see why it's a popular destination for Artists. The beaches, boats, the lighthouse, the rocky shore... Continue Reading →

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Travel Sketching

I normally try to post on this blog once a month, it's been running since January 2016 and I've not missed a month so far! But, March has been such a busy month that I honestly felt I wouldn't be able to post on here at all. Luckily, I went to a beautiful wedding in... Continue Reading →

Sketching to Breathe

For me, sketching is more than capturing a realistic or pretty picture or something for others to enjoy and comment. It’s a series of moments where so many things unfold. I slow down and I really notice the world in front of me - the shadows, bright spots, colours, shapes, rooftops, the arched windows and alongside... Continue Reading →

Sketching from Photos

I love Urban Sketching because being outside in the environment and capturing scenes in your sketchbook is a sensory heaven. But this also means I have millions of excuses not to sketch such as having the kids around me (they never let me sketch!), not having the time and as this excuse list is never-ending... Continue Reading →

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